It’s time for hospitals to address workplace bullying

OSHA Healthcare Connection, November 1, 2011

If you thought bullying was only a problem among teenagers in school settings, think again.

“Workplace bullying is an all too common problem that hospitals across the country need to address, says Kenneth S. Weinberg, BA, MSc, PhD, of Safdoc Systems, LLC, in Stoughton, MA.

In the November issue of Briefings on Hospital Safety, Weinberg and other experts examine bullying in healthcare settings, how it relates to OSHA and workplace violence prevention, what the Joint Commission's position is on the topic, and how to create an effective anti-bullying policy.

Read an excerpt of the article on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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